Peter Brook News

Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (92)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
HeadFirst Productions Presents a Ten Day Multi-Arts Festival A FESTIVAL OF SEX, LOVE AND DEATHHeadFirst Productions Presents a Ten Day Multi-Arts Festival A FESTIVAL OF SEX, LOVE AND DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death. The festival brings five events from eight companies, including three double bills, to Islington for ten days this autumn. (more...)

Dramatic Dance and Delicious Dumplings at OzAsia Festival's Opening WeekendDramatic Dance and Delicious Dumplings at OzAsia Festival's Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Australian premiere of Akram Khan's unique retelling of The Mahabharata, and Filipino contemporary dancer Eisa Jocson's exploration of masculinity are two powerhouse performances to open the eleventh OzAsia Festival. (more...)

The Music Center on Location Brings Dance to Culver CityThe Music Center on Location Brings Dance to Culver City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location announced the U.S. premiere of Akram Khan's Until the Lions, the retelling of an excerpt from the epic Sanskrit poem the Mahabarata through a synthesis of kathak -- the Indian classical dance form -- and contemporary dance. Part of the 15th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), Until the Lions will be performed by the Akram Khan Company at The Culver Studios in Culver City, CA from October 18 21, 2017. (more...)

The Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening ProductionThe Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Today, London's newest theatre announces its opening production. On November 1, The Playground Theatre will open its doors for the first time with the world premiere of Picasso by Terry D'Alfonso. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

BWW Interview: Ximena Garnica of FRANTIC BEAUTYBWW Interview: Ximena Garnica of FRANTIC BEAUTY
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 14, 2017

The multidisciplinary duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya and the LEIMAY Ensemble return to BAM Fisher with FRANTIC BEAUTY, the newest evening-length work representing the mid-point in their BECOMING pentalogy. Combining the LEIMAY Ensemble's signature physicality layered over vivid visual landscapes, this world premiere reflects on society's pursuit of and relationship to beauty. The piece features an original score by Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards). (more...)

Tara Theatre's Autumn Program to Feature Plays, Poetry and PuppetryTara Theatre's Autumn Program to Feature Plays, Poetry and Puppetry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Tara Theatre has announced their Autumn season as an eclectic mix of talks, poetry, theatre, dance and family shows. (more...)

Book Review: TIP OF THE TONGUE, Peter BrookBook Review: TIP OF THE TONGUE, Peter Brook
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 13, 2017

We use them every day. Sometimes we mean them, other times we don't. We whisper, sing, or scream them. Words permeate our lives from the very start, and theatre director Peter Brook accompanies us on an intimate journey through language and meaning in his new book Tip of the Tongue. (more...)

Ivan Donato to Lead A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Old FitzIvan Donato to Lead A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Old Fitz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

In a 2016 interview with The Guardian, Rose Byrne who was in rehearsal for Speed The Plow at Sydney Theatre Company, explained in extensive detail the play that 'took her breath away'. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 2017 Empty Space...Peter Brook AwardsNominees Announced for 2017 Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The nominees for the Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards 2017 have been announced! The award ceremony will take place at the National Theatre Studio on October 31, 2017. (more...)

HeadFirst Productions Presents Festival of Sex, Love & Death at Pleasance Theatre IslingtonHeadFirst Productions Presents Festival of Sex, Love & Death at Pleasance Theatre Islington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

From 24 October - 4 November 2017, HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov and More Announced as 2017 Praemium Imperiale Award WinnersMikhail Baryshnikov and More Announced as 2017 Praemium Imperiale Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Japan Art Association has just announced that Mikhail Baryshnikov, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest dancers of all time as well as a multi-talented performing artist, and world music star Youssou N'Dour. (more...)

Smoking Apples presents IN OUR HANDSSmoking Apples presents IN OUR HANDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The tale of a humble fisherman as he fights against the tangled nets of legislation, quota and big corporations and finds salvation in sardines. UK TOUR: 13th September to 13th October (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's BoardHenry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

Splitmoon Theatre to Present Dostoevsky's DEMONS At St Leonard's ChurchSplitmoon Theatre to Present Dostoevsky's DEMONS At St Leonard's Church
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

SplitMoon Theatre has just announced the premiere of a new production of Demons at St Leonard's Church in Shoreditch. Dramatised from Dostoevsky's novel by Peter Sturm, who also directs, the site-responsive show will run from 25 October to 11 November 2017 and coincide with the Centenary of the Russian Revolution.  (more...)

European Premiere Of THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED At Finborough TheatreEuropean Premiere Of THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED At Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

'If you take God away, the world is no less horrible' The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Tuesday, 3 October 2017. (more...)

Gypsy-Infused MACBETH Will Be Performed in a Shipping Container in BushwickGypsy-Infused MACBETH Will Be Performed in a Shipping Container in Bushwick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Dzieci Theatre will present a 5-week run of their most adventurous work, MAKBET, a Gypsy-infused take on Shakespeare's Macbeth. (more...)

Cast Complete for London Transfer of TROUBLE IN MINDCast Complete for London Transfer of TROUBLE IN MIND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Today, Print Room at the Coronet announced the full cast for the London transfer of Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind. (more...)

HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 SeasonHE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

On the heels of winning its second Ross Wetzsteon Award for Sustained Excellence at the 2017 OBIE Awards, Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) have just announced its 2017-18 season. (more...)

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